Easter Chick Craft Made with A Mason Jar


I am always inspired by ideas I find on Pinterest, but I never seem to have time to make all the crafts I would like. This year when some friends suggested a Pinterest Remake group, I was all over it. Once a month I could find a craft, change it around to make it my own, and schedule it. It was just the push I needed! I had found this cute Easter Bunny upcycled from a baby food jar last year and never gotten around to making it. The pin I found led to no where, but thankfully the picture had a watermark and I was able to trace it back to Serendipity Refined and pinned it myself. I plan to make an Easter Bunny soon, but to make the project my own, I changed it to an Easter Chick craft.  This would be a great project to do with the kids!
DIY Spring Chick Jar
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Get Clean This Spring & Febreze/Swiffer Giveaway

I have a problem. I am allergic to (almost) everything. Dust mites, tree pollen, grass pollen, fleas, cockroaches, you name it, I am allergic to it. Until I had allergy testing done, I didn’t realize some of these allergies exist! It doesn’t help that I live in one of the top ten cities for allergies in the country. Some days all I have to do is walk outside and boom! I have a stuffy nose, sinus pressure, watery eyes and more. Not only did the kids inherit my allergies, they inherited asthma to go along with it.  Believe me, I am very careful to follow all of our asthma and allergists recommendations for reducing allergens around our home! Thankfully, two of my old standbys for cleaning, Febreze and Swiffer, have developed a line of products that the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America certified as Asthma and Allergy Friendly products, making my job of cleaning the house a little easier.

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How To Make Vanilla Extract From Scratch

vanilla ingredients

Once, on a long past business trip with Bryan to Mexico, I asked him to "pick up a large bottle of vanilla." I had expected two or three ounces. He returned with the largest bottle of vanilla I had ever seen. "Um ,honey," I responded when I saw it, … Read More...

How I Became the Crazy Cat Lady #Pethood


"Okie, can you get the clothes out of the dryer for me, please?" I ask. My request is followed by total silence.  I look up from the onions I am chopping to see my son staring at me,  "What?" "You called me the cat's name," he replied.  "Oh, hmmm," I … Read More...

Simple Spring Wreath Craft

Simple Spring Wreath

Spring is finally in the air. I am beyond ready! I'm tired of damp, cold weather and warm, fuzzy blankets. Instead, I am ready to change up my decor; put away all the blankets and pull out light, breezy items that remind me of spring. I wanted … Read More...